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    September 19, 2014

    Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process

    Sept. 19, 2014 Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process AUSTIN – Five Generation 19 charter school applicants today successfully completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to begin operation in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year. Originally granted

    September 18, 2014

    Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding potential federal preschool expansion grant application

     On Sept. 10, 2014, the Texas Education Agency notified the U.S. Department of Education of its intent to submit an application for a federal preschool expansion grant. Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement today regarding the application process: “Over the course of the next several weeks, agency staff will be working to design a proposal that clearly defines how our state would utilize those federal dollars..."  

    September 10, 2014

    September SBOE agenda posted online

    The State Board of Education will meet in Austin Sept. 16-19. Watch a live streaming video of all the meetings. The full agenda is also available online.

    September 15, 2014

    Fifteen Texans to receive SBOE Hero for Children Award

     The State Board of Education (SBOE) announced today that 15 Texans who provide hundreds of hoursof volunteer service to Texas public schools will be honored with the Heroes for Children award at the SBOE meeting on Friday, Sept. 19.